1.1 Naziv zanimanja(Name of the occupation)

Stolar (Carpenter)

1.2 Šifra zanimanja (Code of the occupation)


1.3 Struka (Occupation family)

Forestry and wood processing

1.4 Međunarodna kvalifikacija (International classification)


1.5 NIVO POTREBNIH KVALIFIKACIJA (Level of required classification)



2.1 OPIS ZANIMANJA (description of the occupation)

Carpenter handles piled material dried to standard humidity and manufactures furniture, construction joinery and other interior furnishing products. It also manufactures products of various types of plate material (chipboard, MDF, veneer boards, panel boards and the like). It uses cutting, flattening, milling, turning, drilling and grinding techniques. In addition, it performs the final treatment of surfaces with liquid materials.

2.2 Grupa poslova / ključni poslovi / aktivnosti (Group of tasks / key tasks / activities)

2.3. Potrebna znanja, vještine i kompetencije (Required knowledge, skills and competence)

Preparation and organisation of work

  • Preparing the workplace
    • Provide personal hygiene and occupational hygiene, wears a protective suit
    • Prepare the workplace and working resources (working materials, machines, accessories and tools)
    • Ensure the preparation of material characteristics in accordance with the work order
    • Perform quantitative and qualitative control of the material
  • Review the working documentation, determine the working procedure
    • Organize own work and work with smaller groups
    • Overview of operating instructions and technical documentation (work order, techno-technical guidelines that determine product types, start-up time, type of technological process)


  • Recognize the materials and their technological properties and classifies them by their types, characteristics and mutual compatibility
  • Recognize and classifies basic types of chipboard, MDF, veneer boards, panel boards and similar materials and differentiates their application



  • Select and verifies the correctness of the tools, machines and devices in the material handling
  • Undertake measures for safe operation in accordance with regulations



  • Explain the importance of hygienic and technical maintenance of tools, machines and devices

Operational tasks

  • Handling of mulch processing machines
    • Make rough workings by cutting cut materials
    • Perform clean machining through stretching, stretching and formatting operations
    • Produce connection elements by width, length, ram and corpus links
    • Produce constructive and aesthetic profiles on elements (by milling, turning, copying)
    • Perform bending operations of the masts
  • Forming and processing circuits
    • Form circuits
    • Construct assemblies (profiling, drilling, grinding and other)
  • Perform surface treatment
    • Prepare the surface for surface treatment by tapping, grinding, tapping materials and other
    • Apply liquid materials (paints and varnishes) by various techniques and prepare them for drying in driers
    • Finish finishing of varnished surfaces (polishing and other operations)
  • Creating Plate Furniture
    • Plan the sheets
    • Use software for cutting schemes and optimizing cutting lists
    • Plate plates with and without pre-drill
    • Control the edges
    • Construct bushings for constructive joints and joints
  • Mounting the product
    • Set the fittings
    • Complete the products
    • Check the functionality and adjusts the product elements
    • Incorporate products into objects
  • Control of CNC machines
    • Manage CNC machines and controls their work
    • Launch the program, adjusts the machine and tools and proposes changes
    • Follow the operating parameters of the machine


  • Recognize the materials and their technological properties and classifies them by their types, characteristics and mutual compatibility
  • Recognize and classify basic types of chipboard, MDF, veneer boards, panel boards and similar materials and differentiates their application
  • Understand the technical clutter and applies the data from the technical documentation
  • Properly appoint and analyzes the tools of optimal CAD software for technical displays of carpentry production etc.
  • Name electric power tools and handling them properly
  • Carry out the main group of parts of portable and stable machines in final processing of wood and wood-based materials
  • Explain wood-based and wood-based woodworking machines and their role in processing
  • Differentiate working tools and proper use
  • Recognize basic domestic wood and wood based materials (wood slabs)
  • Describe the technical properties and defects of wood
  • Appoint and recognizes basic materials and sourdough sorts
  • Differentiate sorts of quality class of sawn / sliced ​​/ graded
  • Describe the storage conditions of the material
  • Explain the theory, type and importance of wood drying
  • Specify the types and conditions of wood weeding
  • Recognize and designates the main binders for wood-based and wood-based materials
  • Name basic wood drying faults and explaining the cause of their occurrence
  • Arrange, recognize and explain the types and application of veneers and slabs of wood
  • Explain properties and application of liquid materials for final treatment of wood and wood-based surfaces
  • Classify the basic ways of joining in wood
  • Specify the optimum compounds and understand the strength of the compounds
  • Form ergonomic conditions for products used to furnish interior of residential and business premises
  • Appoint, recognize and explain the application of shackles for wood-based and wood-based wood products
  • Explain the theory of wood and wood-based material processing
  • Explain the basics and auxiliary movements in machining with the separation of the material particles
  • Explain NC and CNC control rules
  • Explain the coordinate system in 2D and 3D and correctly applies the values ​​in the CAM program
  • Analyze the basic manual programming tools on NC and CNC machines
  • Explain the ways of processing CNC machines and uses professional names
  • Form basic terms and functions of CAM programs (G-, T, M, F … tags and functions)
  • Explain the structure of the CAM program
  • Compare the processing method with CNC machines and classic machines
  • Apply typical technological processes in making wood-based and wood-based products
  • Classify the basic products from the group of construction joinery
  • Analyze the type of equipment for equipping equipment
  • Create simple subprograms and programming languages ​​for CNC machines
  • Determine optimal functions, rotation speed, shift speed, G-function (code), and M function
  • Select the optimum tool for CNC machines
  • Appoint and explain the basic economic terms that are essential in manufacturing and services in the field of carpentry
  • Analyze the field of management and entrepreneurship for carpentry and production
  • Explain the structure of the tender offer and the final report
  • Describe a craftsman’s workplace
  • Appoint manual work tools of the carpentry profession
  • Recognize basic machine tools
  • Understand norms and regulations in the wood industry
  • Describe the basics of quality of wood and other materials
  • Describe protection measures at work and providing first aid
  • Assess the safety of the workplace
  • Describe ways of protecting the environment



  • Get a job
  • Select and verifies the correctness of the tools, machines and devices in the material handling
  • Create technical drawings of articles from the profession using CAD software
  • Use tools for displaying lines, geometric shapes and bodies in 2D or 3D drawings
  • Properly arrange and quotes (dimensional) objects in the drawings
  • Print and save technical drawings, and uses them to perform
  • Process in technological processes
  • Calculate the amount of material, and make the material consumption specifications
  • Technically display objects on sketches, drawings and drawing and modeling software
  • Apply standards for technical presentation of subjects from the profession
  • Print drawing, record and distribute electronically
  • Plan working materials and sort them properly
  • Hand tools and portable machines handle wood and wood-based materials
  • Estimate the lack of processing by hand tools and transmission machines
  • Monitor work tools, auxiliary and protective devices for stable machines
  • Create checklists and cutting plans for solid wood and refined or non-planed tiles
  • Perform machine sawing (cutting) operations, dimensioning and shaping of elements, using machine with mechanical adjustment
  • Perform sawing (cutting) with a pre-cutter
  • Manufacture elements of joints with satisfactory accuracy on wood and wood-based materials
  • Assess or determine the quality of procedures in technological processes
  • Mount simple and complex circuits
  • Handle assemblies after assembly, in final measures and shapes according to the sequence of procedures in the technical documentation
  • Exhale surface finishing with veneer or foil
  • Properly “kanter” the edges of plate elements
  • Make handles circuits and details for a work order
  • Grind of wood, assemblies or finished products
  • Perform fitting of construction joinery and furniture fittings
  • Basic machining on basic CNC machines and devices or CNC machining centers
  • Draw on the program of woodworking elements or assemblies and applies it correctly on CNC machines
  • Report to the programmer about the implemented program suggests improvements



  • Use licensed software
  • Give priority to natural materials
  • Decide independently and collectively
  • Make responsible relation with procurement documentation and work resources
  • Be aware of possible injuries to the cutting tools in the workplace
  • Adhere to the standard for precision and quality of processing
  • Keep records accurately
  • Express interest in training and training
  • Participate in team work
  • Rationally refer to materials
  • Personal and technical protection measures are taken in the workplace
  • Respect working hours

Communication, commercial and administrative tasks

  • Communication
    • Communicate with associates
    • Communicate with service users
  • Commercial tasks
    • Provide basic and consumable materials
    • Calculate the price of the product
    • Sell finished products
  • Administrative tasks
    • Complete work reports
    • Make offers


  • Apply normative of material consumption
  • Use the norms of the time of production
  • Communicate in written and oral form
  • Use IT in communication
  • Govern the basics of communication in a foreign language
  • Calculate costs and make calculations and bids



  • Have tendency of the initiative
  • Positive attitude towards change and innovation

Quality assurance, safety at work, preserving health and the environment

  • Quality control in accordance with standards and norms
  • Check the quality of raw materials and repromateries
  • Control the quality of work at all stages of production
  • Control the quality of finished products
  • Perform the work without jeopardizing personal safety, employee safety and the environment


  • Describe norms and regulations in the wood industry
  • Describe the basics of quality of wood and other materials
  • Describe protection measures at work and providing first aid
  • Assess the safety of the workplace
  • Describe ways of protecting the environment



  • Undertake measures for safe operation in accordance with occupational safety and environmental regulations
  • Apply rules of operation with harmful and combustible materials
  • Demonstrate first aid



  • Take personal and technical protection measures in the workplace
  • Develop awareness of ecology and positively refers to the protection of the working and life environment
  • Ensure the protection of human health and the environment in accordance with hygienic, technical, anti-pollution and other protective measures

2.4 Poželjni stavovi koje se odnose na zanimanje (Desirable attitudes related to the occupation)

Accuracy is also desirable with the use of computers (especially drawing programs), space sensation, and design preference


3.1 Potrebe na tržištu rada (Needs at the labour market)

Carpenters can be employed in industry, construction and crafts. Hiring of joiner is possible in companies dealing with furniture design and shipbuilding. The carpenters can also work on maintenance of residential blocks, and in salon furniture as service providers.

There is a huge demand in the labor market.


4.1 Članovi ekspertne grupe (Expert group members)

  • Adnan Duvnjak, magistar šumarstva, rukovodilac u RJ šumarstvo, Sarajevo-šume
  • sc. Zehra Veljović, dipl. ing. šumarstva i hortikulture, nastavnica stručno-teorisjke i praktične nastave, Srednja škola za okoliš i drvni dizajn Sarajevo
  • Alen Masković, magistar šumarstva, rukovodilac OJ šumasrtva, Sarajevo-šume
  • Dana Mušović, dipl.ing.šumarstva, nastavnica stručnih predmeta,  Srednjoškolski centar ”Vasilije Ostroški” Sokolac
  • Jasmin Hindija, dipl.inž.komunikacija, šef proizvodnje i skladišta, Fructas d.o.o. Sarajevo
  • Bojan Čortan, dipl.ing.šumarstva, stručni saradnik u oblasti šumarstva, Šume Republike Srpske a.d. Sokolac
  • Ibrahim Karačić, dipl.ing.maš., nastavnik stručno-teorisjkih predmeta i pomoćnik direktora Srednje pkole za okoliš i drvni dizajn Sarajevo
  • Zorica Krsmanović, dipl.politolog, viša stručna saradnica za međunarodnu saradnju u oblasti rada i zapošljavanja, Ministarstvo civilnih poslova BiH   

4.2 Predlagatelji (Proponents)

Competent education authorities

4.3 Web-stranica na kojoj je odluka o usvajanju standarda zanimanja objavljena

(Web-page of the decision on adoption of the occupational standard)


4.4 Rok do kojeg standard zanimanja treba evaluirati (The deadline by which the OS should be reviewed)

5 years


5.1 Specifična zakonska regulativa za zanimanje (Specific regulations for the occupation)

Construction standards and standards; regulations on occupational safety and fire protection; environmental protection

5.2 Rizici i radni uvjeti (Risks and working conditions)

The work is done mainly in indoor areas (factory halls, craft workshops). Carpenters are exposed to dirt, dust and dangers of injury. It is mostly in a standing position with frequent wavering. Workers working in the industry can, depending on the scope and organization of work, work in multiple shifts.

5.3 Specifični zahtjevi (Specific requirements)

In order to perform carpentry work, it is desirable to have a healthy musculoskeletal system as it is mainly in a standing position. It is also desirable to have a pronounced skill and strength of hand, ability to represent and understand spatial relationships and good coordination of vision and movement. Due to high exposure to dust, it is important to have a healthy respiratory system.